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  • Chris Bosh to join Dwyane Wade in Miami
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    Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are teaming up together on the Miami Heat, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

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  • Birmingham to extend McLeish deal
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    Birmingham manager Alex McLeish is set to be offered an improved contract once Blues owner Carson Yeung and chairman Peter Pannu return from the World Cup.

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  • New Batfish Species Found Under Gulf Oil Spill
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    eDarwin writes “Researchers have discovered two previously unknown species of bottom-dwelling fish in the Gulf of Mexico, living right in the area affected by the BP oil spill. Researchers identified new species of pancake batfishes, a flat fish rarely seen because of the dark depths they favor. They are named for the clumsy way they ‘walk’ along the sea bottom, like a bat crawling.”

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  • Mobile Medical Lab — the $10 Phone Microscope
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    kkleiner writes “Aydogan Ozcan of UCLA has developed a microscope attachment for a cell phone – turning the device into a sort of mobile medical lab. It’s both lightweight (~38g or 1.5 oz) and cheap (parts cost around $10). The cellphone microscope can analyze blood and saliva samples for microparticles, red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and water borne parasites. Ozcan and his team have recently won three prestigious awards for (more…)